The courage and tenacity of Bhagat Singh was invoked in a meeting at Meja in Uttar Pradesh when villagers gathered to discuss resistance to superthermal power plants.
In many countries, especially in India, menstruation is a subject of taboo and stigma, which feeds the ego and pride of a misogynist society that objectifies and sexualises women.
A recent graduate from the London School of Economics reminisces about the triumphs and tribulations of living and studying in one of the most exciting cities in the world.
For the intrepid bibliophile, second-hand bookshops, especially those found on city pavements, are an endless source of pleasure and serendipity.
The first edition of an occasional column that will take a tongue-in-cheek look at economics and society.
Children who aspire to become budding development economists would do well to imbibe some of these hints and pointers, whose soundness is matched only by the author’s zaniness.
Migrant workers, who are often landless labourers, seek succour and refuge in night shelters mandated by the Supreme Court of India.


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